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Morpurgo, Michael

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young man who after years of being told not to ask his World War II veteran grandfather about his injuries learns how his grandfather survived a torpedo attack on his ship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOR

Moses, Sam

Summary: Describes how two American Merchant Marines manned the guns of their crippled tanker to fight off Axis dive-bombers for two days as the sinking tanker was towed by destroyers to the island of Malta to prevent Rommel's North Africa advance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 MOS

Williams, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.542 WIL

Syrett, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5451 SYR

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: The story of America's little known war-within-a war -- that of the "silent service" -- U.S. submarine warfare during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 950.54 HOP

Wright, Stephen L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 WRI

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Morison, Samuel Eliot

Contents: Appendix I. Losses of merchant shipping -- Appendix II. Monthly sinkings of German and Italian submarines -- Appendix III. Arming of merchant vessels -- Appendix IV. Mine fields laid by U-boats in Western Atlantic, 1942 -- Appendix V. The support force Atlantic Fleet -- Appendix VI. The Atlantic Fleet of the United States Navy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1947

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.545 MOR

Heiligman, Deborah

Summary: "A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: "Spring 1945, the Japanese fleet is virtually destroyed and they react by dispatching suicide bombers against the Allied fleet surrounding Okinawa. One destroyer, the USS Malloy, faces an even more pressing issue when Executive Officer Connie Miles realizes the ship's much-admired Captain Pudge Tallmadge is losing his mind under the relentless pressure of the attacks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DEU

Capek, Michael

Summary: "The Wilhelm Gustloff Story studies the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger liner sunk in World War II's closing months while carrying thousands of refugees. Vivid text and images bring the ship to life, examining its construction, technology, crew, and passengers, as well as its place in history. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.54 CAP

Summary: Gunga Din: Cheeky British soldiers combat a murderous sect in colonial India.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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Wein, Elizabeth.

Summary: In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WEI

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Wheeler, Keith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1979

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 WOR

Thomas, Evan

Summary: An account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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Thomas, Evan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 THO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5426 THO

Macintyre, Ben

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Chronicles World War II's pivotal deception by two British naval officers who successfully fed false intelligence to the Nazis about where Allied forces were planning an attack in southern Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: CD MAC

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Tells the stories -- in their own words -- of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 BER

Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES

Summary: During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

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Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell)

Summary: In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 PEA

Hale, Nathan

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Summary: Presents a graphic novel retelling of the Doolittle Raid, an American aerial operation to bomb Tokyo during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 HAL